Tomato Dal In Kerala Style
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This goes very well with rice as well as chapathi.
- Combine the grated coconut, 3 red chillies and the cumin seeds together and blend in a mixer till smooth. Keep aside.
- Pressure cook the dal with 4 glass of water till soft and tender.
- Transfer in a deep pan and add the tomatoes, salt, turmeric powder, green chillies and cook till the tomatoes are soft.
- Add the prepared coconut paste, mix well and cook for another 5 minutes, adding more water, if necessary.
- Meanwhile, heat the oil in a small pan and add the mustard seeds.
- When the seeds crackle, add the curry leaves and 1 red chilli and saute for few seconds.
- Add the chopped baby onions and saute till golden brown.
- Add the above tempering into the dal and mix well.
- Serve hot.
This recipe was contributed by keralacook on 01 Aug 2011
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